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Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs
Diplomacy Through Science, Technology and Innovation
Events
Global Dialogues on Emerging Science and Technology (GDEST)
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
  

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Observations, Summarization, and Directions
Derek Clarke, Department of Land Affairs,Surveys and Mapping, South Africa
Paul Bartel, Humanitarian Information Unit, Department of State, U.S.A.
Dr. Ganiyu Agbaje, National Space Research and Development Agency, Nigeria

Theme 1 - Observing Africa

Theme 2 - Analysis of Regional Challenges

Chair: Jean Pierre Hitimana
CGIS, Rwanda
Chair: Patrick Florance
Tufts University, U.S.A.

Charles Paradzayi
University of Johannesburg, South Africa

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Bolambee Bwangoy-Bankanza
South Dakota State University, U.S.A.

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Kolawole Olusegun Osunsanya
University of Lagos, Nigeria

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Lorraine Innes
University of Cape Town and MapTrix Services, South Africa

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Charles Ichoku
University of Maryland at NASA/GSFC, U.S.A.

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Benjamin Ofori-Amoah
Western Michigan University, U.S.A.

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Shuaib Lwasa
Urban Harvest, Uganda

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Paya De Marcken
University of Maryland/CARPE/OSFAC, U.S.A.

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Kelley Crews
University of Texas, U.S.A.

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Patrick Florance
Tufts University, U.S.A.

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Erick Khamala
RCMRD, Kenya


Theme 3 – The African Data Stream
Harmonization and Coordination
Monitor: Bob Swap

Panel Discussion: Science into Decisions
Moderator: Lee Schwartz

Panel Discussion: Opportunities for Collaboration
Moderator: Melba Crawford

Closing Keynote
Dr. Nina Fedoroff
Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State, U.S.A.

  
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